|Summary report : National Mayors Summit on City Design : celebrating 25 years of the Mayors' Institute on City Design, April 27-29, 2011 - Mayors' Institute on City Design|
Keywords: Mayors' Institute on City Design; City planning; Public architecture; Public spaces; Urban beautification
|Sol Sender: Branding Obama - Kansas City Public Library|
Sol Sender discusses his experiences developing the Barack Obama campaign logo and "political brand" on February 2, 2010, at the Plaza Branch, 4801 Main St., Kansas City, MO. Sender, founder and principal of Sender LLC, spearheaded the logo development for Obama's 2008 campaign. Now an associate partner with VSA Partners, he works across disciplines to impact the communications of some of the world's most valuable businesses and brands...
Keywords: sol sender; obama; logo; design; politics; branding; brand; kansas city; design week; kansas city design alliance; kansas city public library
|MIT 11.949 City Visions: Past and Future, Spring 2004 - MIT OpenCourseWare|
This class is intended to introduce students to understandings of the city generated from both social science literature and the field of urban design. The first part of the course examines literature on the history and theory of the city. Among other factors, it pays special attention to the larger territorial settings in which cities emerged and developed (ranging from the global to the national to the regional context) and how these affected the nature, character, and functioning of cities a...
Keywords: understandings of the city; social science literature and the field of urban design; literature on the history and theory of the city; larger territorial settings; nature; character; and functioning of cities; lives of inhabitants; theory and practice of design visions for the city; utopian; utopian and realized form; patterns of territorial ?nestedness?; future prospects of cities; territory; cities; context; local; national; global; urban settings; city design; social justice; politics of change; urban design; history; theory; territorial settings; urbanites; city dwellers; inhabitants; nestedness; regional; imperial; politics; sociology